Library Events for the Week of May 31

All Lubbock Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, May 31.

In-Person Storytimes at Lubbock Public Library 
Come to preschool storytime at the library! This week’s schedule is:

  • Mahon Library (1306 9th Street)    Tuesday, May 31, 10:30 AM
  • Patterson Branch Library (1836 Parkway Drive)  Tuesday, May 31, 11:30 AM
  • Groves Branch Library (5520 19th Street)  Wednesday, June 1, 10:30 AM
  • Godeke Branch Library (5034 Frankford Avenue) Thursday, June 2, 10:30 AM

Knit With Us at Groves Branch Library
Tuesday, May 31
1:00 to 3:00 PM
Please join us for an afternoon of knitting at Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street. We will meet every Tuesday afternoon! All skill levels are welcome. Please bring your own needles and yarn. For more information, call 806-767-3733.

Dogs in Action at Mahon Library
Wednesday, June 1
10:00 to 11:00 AM
Bring your blanket and chairs for this fun outdoor dog agility program! The first show begins at 10:00 a.m. and the second show will begin at 10:30 a.m. Located in the grassy area behind the Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street, facing the Buddy Holly Hall. For more information, call 806-775-2835.

Hub City Book Club: Chapter One at Lubbock Adult Activity Center
Wednesday, June 1
10:30 to 11:30 AM
Join us for a new book club in collaboration between Lubbock Parks and Recreation and Lubbock Public Library! In June, we will discuss One For the Money by Janet Evanovich at the Lubbock Adult Activity Center, 2001 19th Steet. Copies of the book are available at pick up at LAAC. For more information, call Parks and Recreation at 806-767-2710 or Mahon Library at 806-775-2835.

Tiny Tots Storytime at Godeke Branch Library 
Wednesday, June 1
12:30 to 1:00 PM
Come to the Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue, for a storytime and a free book, courtesy of Literacy Lubbock. For more information, call Literacy Lubbock at 806-775-3634

Squirt Painting at Patterson Branch Library
Wednesday, June 1
6:00 to 7:00 PM
Prepare to get messy at this fun after-hours painting program for teens at Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Drive! Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 806-767-3300.

Tiny Tots Storytime at Groves Branch Library 
Thursday, June 2
11:00 to 11:30 AM
Come to the Groves Branch Library, 5520 19th Street, for a storytime and a free book, courtesy of Literacy Lubbock. For more information, call Literacy Lubbock at 806-775-3634.

“Game On!” at Patterson Branch Library 
Thursday, June 2
3:00 to 5:00 PM
Come to the Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Drive, for an afternoon of board games and video games for grades K-12. For more information, call 806-767-3300.

Nerf Wars at Godeke Branch Library
Thursday, June 2
6:30 to 8:30 PM
Compete in Nerf competitions after-hours at Godeke Branch Library, 5034 Frankford Avenue. This program is just for teens and registration is required. We’ll provide generic darts, you bring the Nerf equipment. Call 806-775-3362 to register.

Minute To Win It Games at Mahon Library 
Friday, June 3
4:00 to 5:30 PM
Kids ages 8-12 will have the opportunity to compete in timed challenges and games to win prizes at Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street. For more information, call 806-775-2835.

Worth the Wait: Fertility Support Group at Mahon Library 
Saturday, June 4
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
This peer-led support group and book club is open to those struggling with infertility, miscarriage, or infant loss. You are not alone. We meet every 1st Saturday at Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Ages 18+. For more information, call 806-775-2835.

How to Start Your Own Business at Patterson Branch Library
Saturday, June 4
12:00 to 2:00 PM
Join us for a Lunch and Learn Series at Patterson Branch Library, 1836 Parkway Drive presented by Texas Tech Small Business Development Center. Ages 18 and up are welcome to attend. For more information, call 806-767-3300. To register, please follow the link here: https://nwtsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/15820

Do-Si-Do: Learn to Line Dance at Mahon Library
Saturday, June 4
1:00 – 2:45 PM
Beginners and experienced dancers are welcome to join in the fun as instructor Don Hunnicutt teaches two different line dancing step at Mahon Library, 1306 9th Street. This is a free event for adults; space is limited. Call 806-775-2835 to reserve your spot or for more information.

Robin’s Nest Tutoring at Godeke Branch Library
Saturday, May 28
1:00 to 5:00 PM
The library is pleased to announce in-person tutoring for K–12 students at Godeke Branch Library. This is free tutoring for a variety of subjects. Learn more and sign up at www.robinsnesttutoring.com. Walk-ins are also welcome. For more information, call 806-775-3362.

*The previously advertised Summer Reading Program “South Plains Wildlife” on 6/2 at Groves Branch Library has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances*

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